A South African judge has sentenced Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison plus other punishment for the shooting death of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.
JUDGE THOKOZILE MASIPA ON NBC: "Culpable Homicide, the sentence imposed is a maximum imprisonment of five years."
Additionally, Judge Thokozile Masipa gave Pistorius a three-year sentence for a firearms charge, but that prison time was suspended. It isn't clear if his defense attorney was simply posturing, but Pistorius' lead attorney told reporters he expected the former Olympian to be released to house arrest when he's eligible in 10 months. Full transcript >>